Soumitra specialises in banking & finance. He works closely with Indian and multinational banks, development financial institutions, commodity finance houses, non-banking finance companies as well as corporates.
His work expertise covers structuring, due diligence, documentation and negotiations, in relation to execution and closing of bilateral/ syndicated credit facilities to Indian borrowers for capital expenditure, working capital, project financing and acquisition financing (on a secured/ unsecured/ limited recourse basis). He also works in the areas of guaranteed credit facilities to overseas subsidiaries of Indian entities, for the purpose of overseas acquisitions and leveraged buy-outs; cross-border/ domestic structured finance and trade finance transactions; advisory on banking products; creation and perfection of security interest on Indian assets; structuring and implementing debt and quasi-debt transactions compliant with Indian exchange control and banking regulations; issuance of non-convertible bonds (on private placement basis); strategies on enforcement of security interest and corporate debt restructuring (statutory as well as contractual).
Some of his recent advisory include:
Soumitra qualified as a lawyer in 2007. Before joining JSA, he was working as an in-house counsel in the corporate legal group of ICICI Bank Limited, Mumbai.